Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch: COVID emergency orders are among `greatest intrusions on civil liberties'
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says emergency measures taken during the COVID-19 crisis that killed more than 1 million Americans were perhaps “the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country.”
NYC has lost nearly half a million residents since start of COVID pandemic
A new U.S. Census Bureau report also revealed that most of the people leaving the metropolitan areas are hunkering down in the Southern states.
WHO says COVID-19 pandemic no longer global emergency
The announcement marks a symbolic end to a devastating pandemic that triggered lockdowns, upended economies globally, and killed over a million people worldwide.
History, civics scores for US students declined amid pandemic
According to the results, 40% of eighth grade U.S. students are performing below basic proficiency in history, and 31% are performing below basic proficiency in civics.
US to end most federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates next week
The Biden administration will end the last remaining federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements next week when the national public health emergency for the coronavirus ends.
How to get COVID tests now before it's no longer free
Free COVID testing ends on May 11, but you'll still have access to tests with a few differences.
COVID-19 pandemic caused decline in high school students having sex, government survey finds
Teen sex was already becoming less and less common before the pandemic.
Biden ends COVID-19 national emergency after Congress acts
The U.S. national emergency to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic has ended.
Report: Florida officials cut key data from vaccine study
An analysis that was the basis of a highly criticized recommendation from Florida’s surgeon general cautioning young men against getting the COVID-19 vaccine omitted information that showed catching the virus could increase the risk of a cardiac-related death much more than getting the mRNA shot, according to drafts of the analysis obtained by the Tampa Bay Times.
Remote workers became younger, better educated, more likely to move during pandemic: survey
Certain industries also saw a large increase in remote work between 2019 to 2021, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Michigan 4th grader called 'big footed' and teased at school sets world record with her size 10.5 feet
Ruby, a 10-year-old from Michigan who wears a size 10.5 shoe, has set a new Kids World Record.
The Picnic Project: Helping the most vulnerable every week in Sanford
Myling Jordan was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2018.
Biden signs bill to declassify information on COVID-19 origins
President Joe Biden has signed a bipartisan bill that directs the federal government to declassify as much intelligence as possible about the origins of COVID-19 more than three years after the start of the pandemic.
Disney to layoff thousands: report
After announcing a plan to slash nearly 7,000 jobs, Disney is reportedly instructing managers to propose budget cuts and put together lists of employees to be laid off in the coming weeks.
COVID-19 pandemic expected to end this year 'as a public health emergency,' says World Health Organization
Optimism declared about declining deaths, though WHO falls short of declaring end of emergency now.
TikTok request goes viral: Fearing he may die during surgery, man buys wife birthday cake in advance
A heartwarming request has gone viral in Flagler County. Last month, Keith Hall walked into Cupcake Café in Palm Coast for a simple request. He wanted to pay for his wife's birthday cake in advance because he was going in for surgery on March 1.
New study cites Wuhan raccoon dogs as possible origin of COVID-19
The raccoon dog earns its name from its facial markings similar to raccoons. The animals are known to be sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, where many virologists suspect that the Covid-19 pandemic may have started.
Johns Hopkins shuts down COVID-19 data tracking hub after 3 years
The site pulled in a staggering 2.5 billion views over its lifetime, becoming a global go-to for monitoring the public health catastrophe.
COVID-19 shocker: Parents lied about their kids’ sickness status and broke quarantine rules, study finds
Parents failed to disclose kids’ health status to protect 'personal freedoms,' researchers say
UK briefly considered extermination of all pet cats during early stage of COVID-19 pandemic
While the U.K. did not go through with this potential plan, other countries such as Hong Kong ended up euthanizing thousands of hamsters and in Denmark millions of minks were culled.